If you want to change the world, change yourself.
- The Chink (Tom Robbins)
Do it now.
Just do it.
Just do it now.
To live outside the law,
you must be honest. - Bob Dylan
Freedom ... is a conquest to be made, not a gift to be received. It isn't
granted. It must be taken. - Federico Fellini
Those who would make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent
revolution inevitable. - John F. Kennedy
is necessary for the triumph of evil
is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund
The strongest reason for the people to retain
the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves
against tyranny in government. - Thomas Jefferson
All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian, or
Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and
enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
- Thomas Paine
Patriotism is a pernicious, psychopathic form of idiocy.
- George Bernard Shaw
They that can give up
essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty
- Benjamin Franklin
The person who strives for security will never be free. - Tom Robbins
You can kill a man, but you can't
kill an idea.
- Medgar Evers
is popular is not always right.
What is right is not always popular.
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people
are right more than half the time. - E. B. White
Religion has no monopoly on morality. –
now they press to tell me that I am brave.
how sharply our children will be ashamed.
taking at last their vengeance for these horrors.
remembering how in so strange a time
common integrity could look like courage.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
not you, who? If not now, when? - Rabbi Hillel
You cannot run away from a weakness; you must sometimes fight
it out or perish. And if that be so, why not now, and where you stand?
– Robert Louis Stevenson
a little zen in our politics,
a little acid in our tea,
could be all we need.
the poof is in the putting. - Jill
What limits people is lack of character. What limits people is that they
don't have the fucking nerve or imagination to star in their own movie, let
alone direct it. - Tom Robbins
My own mind is my own church. - Thomas Paine
I will neither yield to the song of the siren nor the voice of the hyena,
the tears of the crocodile nor the howling of the wolf. - George Chapman
would rather be ashes than dust! I would rather that my spark should burn out
in a brilliant blaze than it should be stifled by dryrot. I would rather be a
superb meteor, every atom of me in magnificent glow, than a sleepy and
permanent planet. The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I
shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time. - Jack London
My candle burns at both ends.
It will not last the night.
But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends.
It gives a lovely light!
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
If you don't expect much, you won't get much. - td
It's not being paranoid if they're really after you. - Al Buck
either on the bus or off the bus.
- Jack Kerouac
A man can't ride your back unless
it's bent. - Martin
Luther King Jr.
Nobody can make you feel inferior without your consent.
- Eleanor Roosevelt
They don't have to respect you, but they do have to pay you.
- Joyce Cutler
No man is free who fears death. - Martin
Luther King Jr.
Question authority. Resist much. Obey little. - Walt Whitman
If you can conceive it, and believe it, you can achieve it." - Napoleon Hill
If one advances confidently in the direction of
his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will
meet with a success unexpected in common hours. - Henry David Thoreau
[Courage is not the absence of fear but the ability to overcome it.]
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
- Mark Twain
What does not destroy me makes me stronger. - Friedrich Nietzsche
We have met the enemy,
and he is us. - Pogo (Walt Kelly)
We are the people our parents warned
- Every FM DJ who has ever lived
Nobody can save us from us for us but us. - Rev. Jesse Jackson
Never take counsel of your fears.[?] - Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman[?]
Always do the things you fear most. Courage is an acquired taste. - Erica
Do not go where the path may lead.
Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't follow trends. Set them. - td
on. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not: unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education alone will not: the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. - Calvin Coolidge
We are the outlaws of America.
We lie, cheat, forge, fuck, hide and steal.[?] - Jefferson
A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular.
- Adlai Stevenson
have the right not to remain silent.
- American Civil Liberties
Thou shalt not kill. - God